Tag Archives: Rail Transit

FDOT considers SunRail stops in Lakeland, Haines City, other Polk County cities

SunRail Winter Park-Ticket-Booths (ESRP)

“The current proposal would extend SunRail from its existing station in Poinciana, through Polk County to stops in Haines City, Davenport, Lake Alfred, Auburndale, and finally Lakeland, 37 miles away . . . . Much of the construction costs would be paid by the state and federal governments, but local governments would likely have to pay for everyday operations.” See …

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Brightline says a plan for high-speed rail between Tampa and Orlando is in the works

Brightline Blue

“Brightline spokeswoman Christine Kefauver told members of the Hillsborough Transportation Planning Organization they are currently working with Tampa officials to determine where a terminal should be located, along with the best route. It would likely come through Ybor City, close to I-4.” See More . . . Image: Photo By Brightline / Media Kit, via www.gobrightline.comText Source: https://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/transportation/2022-03-10/brightline-says-a-plan-for-high-speed-rail-between-tampa-and-orlando-is-in-the-worksBy: Steve Newborn …

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Brightline testing Miami to West Palm Beach to be ready to roll

Brightline Train

“Employees and guests will be required to wear masks in stations and on board all trains. Brightline features reserved seating, and the private four-person table configurations within each coach have plexiglass dividers, providing increased privacy and distancing. ” See More . . . Image: Photo By Patrickhamiltonbrightline / CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia CommonsText Source: https://www.miamitodaynews.com/2021/10/19/brightline-testing-miami-to-west-palm-beach-to-be-ready-to-roll/By: John Charles Robbins (Miami Today)

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